Related Links: Imagining Construction's Future The night work lights and laser coordinate grid were just shutting down as Denise Scott arrived at the Four Suns Towers jobsite for what was planned to be a very important day. She’d been on site constantly as the collaborating architect since the project’s inception sixteen months prior. That seemed like an eon ago—when Global Project’s Housing Solutions Group first called her office in Seattle to gauge her interest—but there was no time to reminisce at the moment. The auto-cranes were already hoisting the slab printers down into the staging yard to be replaced with
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.